Google has released its semi-annual Transparency Report, saying that it received more than 20,000 requests for user data in the first half of 2012 - a sign of greater government surveillance.
Internet users are being warned about a malware attack that has been spammed out widely, posing as a communication from YouTube about copyrighted video content.
The emails, which have the subject line "Your video may have illegal content", pretend to come from Google's YouTube team.
Update: After analyzing the payload that is downloaded by the in the wild sample provided by @snowfl0w I can report that Sophos detects the payload as Troj/Agent-OOH. Kaspersky is reporting that payloads have been seen that are digitally signed using Read more…